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Montana climber dies in fall at Glacier National Park

Winslow Nichols, 19, is believed to have died while climbing on Mount Brown, which is around 8,500 feet in elevation, the park said.

A 19-year-old Montana man died at Glacier National Park on Tuesday in a suspected climbing accident, according to the National Park Service.

The body of Winslow Nichols, of Columbia Falls, was spotted by helicopter and recovered after a friend reported he’d lost contact with his climbing partner, the park service said in a statement Wednesday.

The two men had planned to hike and climb Mount Brown, which is around 8,500 feet in elevation, the park service said.

The circumstances of Nichols' death are under investigation. Rangers suspect he fell while climbing. No foul play is suspected, officials said.

Nichols died one day after a climbing guide died after a fall on Mount Shasta in Northern California and several other climbers were injured.

The guide, Jillian Elizabeth Webster, 32, of Oregon, was tethered to two climbers when one of them lost their footing and all three fell, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office said.

The two other climbers, a man and a woman, had leg fractures and other injuries, the office said.

Two other climbers were injured in separate incidents Monday on Mount Shasta, and a sixth person fell Tuesday, the sheriff's office said.

CORRECTION (June 10, 3 p.m. ET): A previous version of this article misstated the name of the Montana city where Winslow Nichols is from. He is from Columbia Falls, not Columbia.